Sunday, February 11, 2018

{ SONday Morning Song - Blessed Assurance }

One of our sweet grand-boys played this for me on the piano recently and it brought back such sweet memories of the little Baptist church I grew up in, singing out of the "red-back hymnal".   I thought it'd be perfect to share with Y'all today!   

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 "Do you know that if at birth I had been able to make one petition, it would have been that I was born blind?" 
said the poet, who had been able to see only for her first six weeks of life. 
"Because when I get to heaven, the first face that shall ever gladden my sight will be that of my Savior."
~~~Fanny Crosby ~~~



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  1. Have a beautiful Sunday, my friend, smiles.

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  2. One of my favorite hymns ever...and I love Fanny Crosby. She has "seen" more with her heart than we have ever seen with our eyes. And now she is face to face with Jesus...what joy and delight that must be for her (and will be for us, one day!!)

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  3. You had no way to know how much this song means to me, but it made me catch my breath. When my mom died, my two sisters, my brother and I were sitting at mom's kitchen table talking about her funeral and what songs we wanted the choir to sing. Mom was in the choir 'forever' and the entire choir was to sing at her funeral service. I heard the name of this song in my head/heart. It was never a favorite and was so far away from the direction we were going with the music, but when it came to me I had to tell my siblings that mom just spoke to me. She confirmed for us that she was with Jesus and when we insisted on this song, the choir agreed to it with no previous practice. It was beautiful and I cried all the way through it. Thank you for this wonderful memory which is such a blessing to me!!!

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    1. Just wonderful, Terri! What a powerful song and testimony to have sung at one's funeral. I can think of no better message than this!

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  4. What a wonderful day it will be when our faith becomes sight. This is a beautiful song.

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  5. We sing this hymn often at my church and one of my favorites.

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  6. Love it! That and Victory in Jesus are my mommy's favorite songs.

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Gracious words are a honeycomb,
sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.
Proverbs 16:24